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Dating & Sex Talk With Your Teens
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Dating & Sex Talk With Your Teens

Expert : Dr. Gary Kirkilas
Approaching the dating & sex talk with our kids is difficult. What age is appropriate, what words to use, and what do they actually know already from being online?! Well, Dr. Gary Kirkilas is here to help us out. He is a pediatrician in Phoenix, Arizona with a unique mobile practice, as well as a spokesperson for the AAP. ... read more

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Sports, Heart Health & COVID19
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Sports, Heart Health & COVID19

Expert : Dr. Christopher Snyder
Among all the things canceled this year, school and other sports have all but been canceled. Some are missing out on whole seasons of training and competition.


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Vaccine Confidence & Staying On Top of Well Visits
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A lot of parents, including our host Melanie, are wondering about well visits for our children. Is it worth it to head to the doctor's office during COVID-19? 

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Postpartum and Maternal Depression
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Postpartum and Maternal Depression

Expert : Dr. Marian Earls

Today we are discussing postpartum and maternal depression, a difficult but important topic to discuss and watch out for in new moms.

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Can Adolescents Safely Socialize On Winter Break?
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We are all going through an unprecedented time and our stress levels are extremely high. For our kids, however, this can be magnified as they may be feeling the strains of social isolation and intense worry. ... read more
Helping Children Struggling With Virtual Learning
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We've had months to learn it, but virtual learning just doesn't seem to get any easier - for parents of the kids! We're all homeschoolers at this point, and its driving some of us a little mad. 

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Staying In Touch With Grandparents During COVID
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One of the hardest parts of this pandemic is not being able to see or hug our older loved ones. Whether it's parents or grandparents, we have to be extra careful to not get these people in our lives sick, and staying away is really the easiest way to do that, even when it hurts. 

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Planning Winter Breaks and the Holidays During COVID
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The number of children who have tested positive for COVID-19 is expected to surpass 1,000,000 very soon. Which is scary for parents especially as we plan for school breaks and winter holidays. 

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COVID-19 And The Holiday Season
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COVID-19 And The Holiday Season

Expert : Dr. Arwa Nasir

Getting through the holidays during COVID 19 is going to be difficult. With kids of any age, there will be a lot of saying no and changing plans and traditions.

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Screening for Bullying, and How To Prevent It
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Screening for Bullying, and How To Prevent It

Expert : Nkeiruka Orajiaka, MD, MPH

One of the worries all parents have is that their kids might get bullied at school, on the sports field, or now even online. Bullying is an even bigger problem now as it takes on many forms and can happen really all the time on social media. 


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About Melanie

Melanie Cole, MS Melanie Cole, MS, is the RadioMD Director of Operations. She has a Master of Science in Exercise Physiology/Kinesiology.

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